Active Learning In Computer Science

We talk strategies for teaching computer science CS with Dr Cynthia Taylor a computer science professor at The University of Illinois at Chicago UIC Cynthia does research on effective CS education pedagogy which includes active learning in the classroom She talks about her research how to handle not knowing all of CS when you re teaching CS the imbalance of experience in students experience with CS and her own educational background Mentioned in this episode Cynthia Taylor at the University of Illinois at Chicago UIC https www cs uic edu cynthiat Paper on peer instruction for CS https www cs uic edu cynthiat pubs cbtaylor iticse13 pdf Flipped classroom resources https www edutopia org blogs tag flipped-classroom Force Concept Inventory https www physport org assessments assessment cfm A FCI AP Computer Science test https apstudent collegeboard org apcourse ap-computer-science-a Stuck in the Shallow End – book by Jane Margolis http www goodreads com book show 3082774-stuck-in-the-shallow-end Peer Instruction for CS resource website http peerinstruction4cs com Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education http sigcse org sigcse Association for Computer Machinery Digital Library http dl acm org Our closing music is from Late for School by Bleeptor used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Check out the book and ebook Engineer s Guide to Improv and Art Games by Pius Wong on Amazon Kindle Apple iBooks Barnes Noble Nook and other retailers http www pioslabs com improv4design htmlClick here to visit this podcast episode